As extracted from Wikipedia: “A wisdom tooth, in humans, is any of the usual four third molars. Wisdom teeth generally appear between the ages of 17 and 25. Most adults have four wisdom teeth, but it is possible to have fewer or more, in which case the extras are called supernumerary teeth. Wisdom teeth commonly affect other teeth as they develop, becoming impacted or “coming in sideways.” They are often extracted when this occurs.
An impacted wisdom tooth can erupt from the gum sideways or normal. They serve no purpose and are found at the back of the mouth where they are difficult to reach — making their location crowdy. If you are experiencing any pain associated with wisdom teeth, you can get rid of them. There is nothing to lose. Call or visit the top Beverly Hills dentists with decades of experience dealing with wisdom teeth, Dr. Rodney Raanan or Dr. Robert Rifkin in their peaceful office today!